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What to Do as Social, Political Dynamics Impact the Workplace

Employers should consider the fact that people in general are becoming more socially active and one way or another, their activism is likely to bleed into their workplace. But as importantly, heightened social awareness is now leading workers to want more from their companies. A report from Globoforce’s WorkHuman Analytics & Research Institute found that […]

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Oracle HCM

Oracle HCM Focuses on Streamlined HR at OpenWorld

The latest additions to Oracle HCM are designed to help customers compete more aggressively by providing HR with the tools it needs to make contributions to the business that go beyond the workforce. “We’ve done a lot of thinking and work around how we integrate HR with the rest of the business suite so that […]

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HCM Technology Report News Roundup

Roundup: News from iCIMS, BambooHR, Symphony Talent & More

A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. First Advantage and iCIMS announced the deployment of iCIMS’ next-generation integration product for background screening, Prime Connector. The product integrates First Advantage’s background screening solution into iCIMS’ recruiting platform with a one-click activation process, so employers can begin using it immediately. […]

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Remote Work Chart

Remote Work Shows Slow Short-Term Growth, But Don’t Be Fooled

Despite a plethora of offerings intended to foster collaboration among scattered workers, the growth remote employees is merely inching along. According to Owl Labs’ 2018 Global State of Remote Work Report, 56 percent of employers now offer remote work opportunities of some kind. That’s down from 85 percent last year. Meanwhile, 44 percent of companies […]

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Amazon Debacle Spotlights Machine Learning’s Achilles Heel

AI and machine learning enthusiasts don’t like to talk about it much, but get a drink into them and sooner or later they’ll admit metrics have biases. Amazon’s just learned that lesson the hard way. About two weeks ago Amazon, which has pushed the use of AI into nearly every corner of its operations, took […]

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HCM Technology People Moves

People: Moves at SmashFly, DHI Group, Deputy; CHROs at Uber, Whirlpool, Petco

New hires, promotions and other people moves throughout the HCM technology community of customers, vendors and analysts. SmashFly appointed Russ Mikowski to the newly created role of chief revenue officer. Previously he’s worked as head of sales for iCIMs and the Ladders. He also founded MeterX, an early-stage startup focused on using corporate calendar metadata […]

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Ceridian Dayforce

Ceridian Dayforce Adds On-Demand Pay, Succession Planning

Ceridian is adding two features to its flagship Dayforce product, including pay-on-demand functionality and succession-planning package. Dayforce On-Demand Pay allows employees to request payouts based on their earnings at any time through the Dayforce mobile app, and the payout is funneled into a digital wallet. Ceridian said it’s the first HCM technology company to bring […]

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LinkedIn + Glint

Why There’s More Than Just Glint in LinkedIn’s Eye

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for LinkedIn. On October 8, the Microsoft unit acquired the engagement platform Glint, saying “Both companies are focused on helping make people more successful at work, and building winning teams.” A few days later, at its annual Talent Connect conference, LinkedIn showed off features that give employers deeper […]

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Conversation

5 Ways Leaders Can Improve Culture – Without Hurting The Bottom Line

In this guest column, Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate Software, argues that big budgets don’t build cultures. Real engagement with each employee does Every company wants to create a happy and healthy workplace for employees, but few organizations have endless resources and time. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to improve your […]

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